Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County Airport (KAGC)

Lat: 40.47°NLon: -79.86°WElev: 1253ft.

Overcast

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed W 14 G 26 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1022.3 mb)
Dewpoint 2°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill5°F (-15°C)
Last update 11 Feb 1:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Wilkinsburg PA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered flurries.  Partly sunny, with a high near 18. West wind around 13 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    High: 18 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 24 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 5 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 2pm.  Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 11. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 11 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 12 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow showers before 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered flurries. Partly sunny, with a high near 18. West wind around 13 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Friday
A chance of snow showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 2pm. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 11. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow showers before 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Wilkinsburg PA
 40.47°N 79.86°W (Elev. 1040 ft)
11:30 am EST Feb 11, 2016
2pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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